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My recent topics and interests, Episode 2


(by S. Miyauchi, Professional Engineer, Doctor of Engineering, JSME Fellow)

When Dr. Frank Makowski who was in charge of CFD at Ferrari (Joe Gibbs NASCAR Racing Team at now) took me to the Ferrari garage of Suzuka F1 in 2005, I saw the blade rows for downforce on the F1 car. Since then, I thought the car would fly in the near future. Because I will make a Hovercraft with students at Osaka Institute of Technology (OIT, from this spring, I want to make a flying hovercraft by ground effect (a kind of wing in ground-effect vehicle, WIG), first of all.

This seminar room is wide (about 20 m × 60 m), and there are also projects of student formula car (Student Formula Japan, http: // , solar car and human powered aircraft crossing Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan ( ). I think that this student formula car is aerodynamically refined to F1 car of 1995, for example 412 T 2 of Ferrari. The maximum speed is 120 km / h, and the downforce of the front wing is 22.5 kgf. This car also becomes a reference for the design of hovercraft with wings. Thus, although I first met a student in charge of aerodynamics, I immediately asked him for cooperation. I am already feeling the residents of this seminar room. When you come to Japan, I will show you this room.

Many Japanese aircraft manufacturer engineers and aircraft department students entered the car manufacturer after World War II. My mother's cousin, Shin Maki was convinced that Japanese reconstruction and future would depend on industries. Together with his friend of Matsuyama High School (my uncle Ken), he went to Tokyo where tomorrow was not known under hard air raid. And he entered Department of Aeronautical Engineering and my uncle entered Department of Chemistry Engineering at Tokyo Imperial University. After the war, he entered Nissan and was in charge of aerodynamic design of Japan's first full-scale mass production car Blue Bird. His work as a typical Japanese engineer is written in "The Reckoning" written by D. Halberstam is non-fiction book acording to a parallel history of the American and Japanese car industries, using Nissan and Ford Motors as examples. When I was a young dreamer, I longed for him, so I became a fluid engineer. And he also dreamed a flying car as an airplane lover.





宮内 直(技術士、工学博士、機械学会フェロー) 地方公立名門高校の卒業生は人間力と好奇心・地頭が強く伸び代が大。率直で元気で挑戦的、ストレス・逆境に強く、様々の境遇の仕事相手の懐へ初対面でも飛込む。また地方の親達は「子供は何とか国立大学へ」と懸命に働き、子供もその感謝で社会に出て勤勉なので企業に人気。地方創生が最近よく話題になるが、明治の近代化から戦後復興・高度成長は、江戸時代の全264藩(領邦)


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人間、「はい、ここまで」という日は来る。 突然来る(交通事故など)。 一定期間の予告をもって来る場合もある(癌の告知後数か月から数年など。)。 病床に2、3日臥せれば、あっという間の身体の衰えを意識する。 身体、頭、目、手、足を動かしての命である。 「はいここまで」が来るまで、毎日、身体、頭、目、手、足を動かすことだ。 それは試験の1時間と同じだ。一生は試験の1時間だ。 「はいここまで」と言われる


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